Children's Books, Earth Friendly, Education

Learn at Home with these 4 Earth Day Books for Kids

Wednesday April 22, 2020 is Earth Day and because the kids will be home learning, you may want these 4 Earth Day books on hand as we remind them all about Earth Day.

These books are presented by our friends at Sourcebooks: Kids.

The Girl Who Spoke to the Moon – by Land Wilson

When Sofia dreams of visiting the Moon one night, she discovers peopleWhen Sofia dreams of visiting the Moon one night, she discovers people are hurting the Earth! With the Moon as her guide, Sofia learns how we can work together to make Earth feel better.When Sofia dreams of visiting the Moon one night, she discovers people. This is a rhyming book! IT includes tips and lessons at the end. Ages 4-8 and available at Amazon

What Does it Mean to be Green? by Rana DiOrio

Drawing on two sides of your paper instead of just one. Walking to the park instead of getting a ride. Turning off the water while you brush your teeth. A young boy and girl explore all the different ways to be green. This book is A Mom’s Choice Gold Award Winner! No wonder! The illustrations are very engaging and you get facts and tips in this book. Ages 4-8 and available on Amazon.

A Dolphins Wish: How YOU Can Help Make a Difference and Save Our Oceans by Trevor McMcCurdie

Every year, huge amounts of plastic end up in our oceans. Luckily, there’s something we can do to change that! Follow along as Daddy Dolphin and his son show readers what we’re doing wrong, then be inspired to take action and make a difference! Ages 4-8 and available on Amazon.

Trees Make Perfect Pets by Paul Czajak

Abigail is determined to get the perfect pet. So she chooses Fido. He keeps her cool from the sun, stays where she tells him, and even gives her air to breathe. That’s because Fido is a tree! But not everyone thinks having a tree as a pet is a good idea, though, especially when Fido starts to grow. Will Abigail be able to keep her perfect pet? A seriously adorable story! Ages 4-8 and available on Amazon

2019 Holidays, Earth Friendly, Pets Products

Pink Papyrus Leashes are Weather Proof and Sustainable

While we spruce up our homes and shop for our loved ones, Pink Papyrus is here to make sure your pup sits in style and walks with pride with weather proof and sustainable leashes and collars with a chic luxe gold hardware.

This is Antionette (not our dog, the collar). Our dog is Maya and she is wearing this pretty pink Antionette collar from Pink Papyrus. The collar has a gold D-ring and luxe gold hardware that adjusts to fit well. The collars come in 4 sizes from XS to Large.

Each Collar is finished with an organic vegan leather Pink Papyrus logo tag. Washing it is easy – just wash with soap and water and hang dry. We also have the Isabella leash that matches her collar. This leash features a padded organic neoprene handle to keep you comfortable!

Whether your dog deserves to sport a new collar, leash or fun apparel, visit Pink Papyrus to find the right design.

Books Reviews, Children's Books, Earth Friendly, Education

5 Must Have Books for Kids Ages 5-8 in 2019

5 Must Have Books for Kids Ages 5-8 in 2019

With school back in and Holidays nearing, finding new books is a constant. We may need books for reading homework, class reading, gift ideas and at home bedtime routines. There are so many new titles daily and I found 5 Must Have Books for Kids Ages 5-8.

The Boring Book

by Shinsuke Yoshitake

The Boring Book features one particularly bored boy as he discovers, there’s actually more to boredom than meets the eye—more questions, more theories, and heaps of humor. It is playfully—and hilariously—unpacks the ways in which a seemingly stagnant state is actually a portal into a dynamic, life-enriching experience. 

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Grown-Ups Never Do That

by Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud

Grown-Ups Never Do That is as unbelievable as it may seem, but sometimes even grown-ups misbehave! It’s a rollicking tale, showcasing the humor—and the humanity—of the most important people in kids’ lives.

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Get Up, Stand Up (Bob Marley)

by Bob Marley and Cedella Marley

Get Up, Stand up is an adaptation of one of Bob Marley’s beloved songs and has a timely message for children: To counter injustice, lift others up with kindness and courage. As a young girl goes on with her day in school, she comes across several instances of teasing and intimidation. But with loving action and some help from her friends, she’s able to make things right for herself and others. 

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Caspian Finds a Friend

by Jacqueline Veissid

Caspian lives in a lighthouse surrounded by a cold gray-blue sea—every day, he watches, wishing for a friend, but no one comes. So, Caspian decides that wishing is not enough. What follows is a friendship story between a boy and a bear that is tender, warm, and perfect for gift-giving.

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Most of the Better Natural Things in the World

by Dave Eggers

With just one word per page, in lush, color-rich landscapes, we learn about the features that make up our world: an archipelago, a dune, an isthmus, a lagoon. Across them all, the tiger roams.

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